Aptos Real Estate

Aptos Community News provides a monthly Aptos Real Estate Market Update, provided by Real Estate Broker and noted Realtor Sebastian "Seb" Frey. These monthly reports always include a video component, and feature a full set of Aptos real estate sales data for both single family homes and condominiums and townhouses. In addition, we routinely publish articles about real estate developments and topics of interest to both current and prospective Aptos real estate owners. There is no better place on the Internet to find timely, insightful information and opinion on Aptos real estate than AptosCommunityNews.org!

Aptos Real Estate Update April 2016

I’m not going to bury the lede on this one:  the median price for single-family homes in Aptos recently broke $1,100,000.  Yes, you read that right:  in February 2016, 12 single-family homes sold in Aptos, and the median price was $1,1045,00 (one home was an ocean view home on Kingsbury in Rio del Mar).  That’s an increase of […]

Multi-Million Dollar Aptos Foreclosure at 631 Quail Run Road

A Multi-Million Dollar Aptos Foreclosure has returned to the Aptos real estate market. The home is located at 631 Quail Run Road, has been on and off the market for the past several years and is back this spring with a reduced price of “just” $3,790,000.  It’s a stunning hilltop estate built on 68 acres, less […]

We Are Aptos Lawsuit Examined

Download the We Are Aptos Lawsuit Complaint As has been widely reported elsewhere, the neighborhood group known as We Are Aptos has filed suit against the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors and the various developers of the new Aptos Village. The group’s web site provides some information on the lawsuit, in particular a letter sent […]

Sand Rock Farm

Aptos is full of natural wonders: miles of wide sandy beaches cling to the bay, yielding to warm and pleasant valleys stretching to pristine redwood forests smothering the rugged mountains. When it comes to man-made wonders of yester-year, relatively few remain – but the Sand Rock Farm on Freedom Boulevard is certainly one of them […]

Aptos is Host to Most Popular Airbnb Rental in the World

Where is the top spot on Airbnb – Cayman Islands, Tahiti, Fiji, or Hawaii? If you guessed any of those, you’d be wrong. Would you believe that Aptos is Host to Most Popular Airbnb Rental in the world? Apparently it’s true. This may not be much of a surprise to those of us who call […]

Aptos Real Estate Update February 2016

To all home owners of Aptos, I bring you good tidings! Yes, we’re still in a stage 3 water emergency, but, but….the median home price in Aptos is up 10.5% compared to a year ago! The median price of a single family home in January 2016 hit $817,500 – and the median price for condos […]

Aptos Real Estate Update January 2016

Hey everyone, welcome to the brand new year, 2016! There’s been a lot of talk about El Niño this season, but so far the truly massive storms that have been predicted have for the most part failed to appear. There’s been rain, and plenty of it by recent standards, but I wouldn’t call it a […]

Aptos Village Groundbreaking in February 2016

Mary Gourlay with Barry Swenson Builder today announced at the Aptos Chamber of Commerce meeting that the Aptos Village project groundbreaking will be held next month, in February 2016.  She remarked that the company has already started selective work on the site, and the winter grading permit is in hand.  According to Gourlay, there will be […]

Aptos Real Estate Update December 2015

The cold and damp have at long last returned to Aptos! After a lovely warm and relatively fog-free summer and fall, Aptos is seeing its first “real” winter in many moons. But what effect is the chilly and wet weather having on the Aptos real estate market? Find out in the Aptos Real Estate Update […]

New Aptos Village Groundbreaking Moves Ahead

The Santa Cruz county Board of Supervisors held a meeting late yesterday afternoon to vote on approval of the final Aptos Village map.  Yesterday’s meeting was reportedly well attended by vocal and spirited opponents of the plan, but nevertheless, the board of supervisors did unanimously vote approval of the final map, as had been widely […]